Ladies play off the Red Tees (except for one fun Blue Tee competition).

Sign-up sheets are posted on the notice boards in the ladies’ changing room 4 – 6 weeks ahead of the competition. Players need to sign the competition book and pay an entry fee in the Pro Shop on the day of the competition before playing.

There are several big events during the year where additional instructions may be issued – e.g. Spring and Autumn meeting, Lady Captain’s Day, Texas Scramble.

The categories of membership eligible for entry to a particular competition are indicated by the following letter code.

  • F - Full
  • 5 - Five-day
  • 5* - Five day members must pay a weekend green fee
  • Fx - Flexible members

In addition, please refer to the General Notes on Competitions, Weekend Rules and the General Regulations.

Summer Knockout Competitions

Competition Format Open to
Club Foursomes Ladies’ pairs knock-out match play. Maximum combined handicap of 60 per pair. Played over 18 holes. ½ difference of combined handicap. Ties decided by extra holes played in sequence from the first hole played, with handicap allowance as in first eighteen holes. F, 5
Davis Cup Summer scratch knock-out. Qualification is by the best 16 gross scores from the March, April and May Medals & the Spring Meeting. Scratch match play. Played over 18 holes. No handicap differential applied. Ties decided by extra holes played in sequence from the first hole played. F, 5
Donald-Wright Rose Bowl Ladies’ knock-out for handicaps 25 – 36. Played over 18 holes. Full handicap difference. Ties decided by extra holes played in sequence from the first hole played, with handicap allowance as in first eighteen holes. F, 5
Silver Salver Ladies’ knock-out for handicaps up to 24. Played over 18 holes. Full handicap difference. Ties decided by extra holes played in sequence from the first hole played, with handicap allowance as in first eighteen holes. F, 5
Swallow Trophy Ladies’ knock-out for handicaps 30 – 36. Played over 18 holes. Full handicap difference. Ties decided by extra holes played in sequence from the first hole played, with handicap allowance as in first eighteen holes. F, 5
Temple Cup Ladies’ knock-out for handicaps 0 – 36. Played over 18 holes. Full handicap difference. Ties decided by extra holes played in sequence from the first hole played, with handicap allowance as in first eighteen holes. F, 5
Weekend Knock-out Ladies knock-out held at weekends for handicaps 0 – 36. Played over 18 holes. Full handicap difference. All rounds must be played at the weekend. Ties decided by extra holes played in sequence from the first hole played, with handicap allowance as in first eighteen holes. F, 5*

 Winter Knockout Competitions

Competition Format Open to
Winter Foursomes (Barbara Jones Trophy) Ladies’ pairs knock out foursomes. Pairings are determined by a draw, one high/ one low handicap. Maximum combined 60. Half combined handicap. Played over 18 holes. Ties decided by extra holes played in sequence from the first hole played, with handicap allowance as in first eighteen holes. F, 5
Weekend Boxes As below but played at the weekend F, 5
Winter Boxes Ladies’ match play competition. Full handicap difference. Played over 14 holes. Players score 2 points for a win and 1 point for a halved match. In the event of a 2-way box tie, the original match result between those two players will determine the winner, with a play-off if that match was a draw. In the event of a 3-way box tie, a play-off will be held with full handicap, using the 4-2-1/4-1-1 or 3-3-0 scoring system for winning/losing or halving a hole. Winners of each box go on to play Match play Knockout Semi Final and Final. F, 5

 Other Competitions

Competition Format Open to
Monthly Medal/Stableford Played on Tuesdays and Saturdays in two divisions according to handicap. Stroke play, 2 & 3 balls only. Check in and pay in the Pro-Shop. Ties decided by card count back over the last 9,6, 3 and 1 holes after deducting the appropriate proportion of the ‘Playing Handicap’ from the gross score for those holes. For the back 9, half; for the back 6, one third; for the back 3, one sixth and for the last hole, one eighteenth.
F, 5, Fx
9 hole Stableford 9 hole Stableford competitions are held regularly in conjunction with Tuesday competitions and are used for Handicap purposes. F, 5, Fx
A.P. Ford Cup Best aggregate gross score at Spring and Autumn Meetings F, 5
Australian Spoons Foursomes Stableford. Handicaps 15-36. Players must have a  competitive Congu handicap. Half combined handicap. Winning pair put forward for Regional Final. F, 5
Battle of the Nations Sign up for which country you wish to represent. 18 hole Stableford. Full handicap. Points are aggregated for each team. F, 5
Bucknall Trophy Stableford. Aged over 65, Played in the Spring Full handicap. Played over 14 holes F, 5, Fx
Bardswell Trophy Stableford. Aged over 65. Played in the Autumn Full handicap. Played over 14 holes F, 5, Fx
Caithness Trophy 36-hole stroke play. Played off scratch (Played in conjunction with the Glover Trophy which is awarded to best nett) F, 5
Captain’s Candlesticks Best score by a past Ladies Captain on Lady Captain’s Day. Stableford. Full handicap. F, 5
Lady Captain v Vice- Captain Two teams chosen by draw as people arrive. Play in pairs. Stableford. Full handicap. Points for each team are added up. Play as many holes as you like in agreement with your opponent. F, 5
Carnell/Carter 4BBB Trophy 4 Ball Better Ball Stableford. Full handicap. If there is a 3 ball, lowest handicap player can partner both remaining ladies in order to form 2 teams F, 5
Cartwright Cup For best performing 36 handicapper in the year F, 5
Clay Putting Trophy Played in conjunction with the July Medal. Players must record the number of putts taken, once on the green. F, 5
Coronation Foursomes Stableford, half combined handicap Winners are entered into the Area Finals F, 5
Crowder-Clark-Dew Trophy Stableford. Full handicap F, 5
Crystal Stableford 3-ball team event played in January, February and March. Full handicap, Stableford. Best 2 out of 3 scores count. Monthly team prizes. Also prizes for best accumulative 3 month score for teams with same team members each month. F, 5
Glover Trophy 36 hole stroke play. Full Handicap (Played in conjunction with the Caithness Trophy which is awarded to the best gross) F, 5
Greensomes + AGM 15 holes Stableford. Sign up in pairs in advance. Lower Handicap x 0.6 + Higher handicap x 0.4. Played on the day of the Ladies’ AGM. F, 5
Helena Spencer Memorial Challenge Trophy Best aggregate nett score at the Spring and Autumn Meetings F, 5
Holden Salver Stableford. Aged over 55. Full Handicap F, 5, Fx
Hollington Trophy Stableford. Aged over 70. Full Handicap F, 5, Fx
Howell Trophy Stroke play. Full handicap. Played in conjunction with the August Medal. Qualifies towards the Maldwyn Jones F, 5
John Lloyd Cup Stableford. Full handicap F, 5
Jubilee Plate Stroke play. Full handicap. Played in conjunction with a Spring medal. Qualifies towards the Maldwyn Jones F, 5
Judy George Trophy Stableford. Full handicap, played in the summer F, 5
Kaye Trevor Trophy Greensome Stableford for all handicaps Lower handicap x 0.6 + higher handicap x 0.4 F, 5
Lady Captain’s Trophy Best nett score on Lady Captain’s Day F, 5
Le Mare Trophy 18 hole bogey competition. Full handicap. Gross score to be recorded Par competition, effectively match play against the course F, 5
Maldwyn Jones Cup Stroke play for divisional winners of medal competitions from September to
August, plus Spring and Autumn meeting. Played in September. Full handicap
F, 5
Millennium Trophy Stroke play. Trophies awarded for best gross and best nett. Played in conjunction with the June Medal. Best nett qualifies towards the Maldwyn Jones F, 5
Medford 18 holes Holes 1-9 played as Medal stroke play (subtract ½ handicap from gross score). Holes 10- 18 played as Stableford. Deduct Stableford points from Medal total. Winner is the lowest scorer. F, 5
Ping Competition 4 Ball Better Ball Stableford. 18 holes. 90% handicap. Players must have a competitive Congu handicap. Played between January and July, Winning pairs score is put forward for the PING GRAND FINAL or PLATE FINAL. (The top 100 pairs qualify). F, 5
Rees/Gregory Club Championship 36 hole stroke play, played over two weekend days. Full handicap. Play off same handicap both days. Play in 3s, draw for playing order. Order of play: 1st day: as per draw, with Lady Captain playing with Chris Gregory out first. 2nd day: – lowest gross scores out first. Results that are tied after the 1st round, use the back 9 to determine the order of play for Sunday. Ties decided by a 4-hole play-off on Holes 1,2,17 & 18. Rees Trophy – best gross Gregory Trophy – best nett F, 5*
RNLI Flag Stroke play 18 holes and then continue from the 1st hole as long as strokes allow. Strokes allowed 71 + Full handicap F, 5
Slater Trophy Stableford for Grannies. (Includes step Grannies) F
Texas Scramble 15 holes stroke play. Shotgun start. Teams of 3 or 4 depending on number of entries. 10% combined handicap for 4 ball. Add 3.6 to allowance for 3 ball. Played in December and followed by Christmas meal F, 5
Wilkinson Cup Best score for handicaps 30 – 36 played on Lady Captain’s Day   F, 5
Wolfdancer Trophy Shared by best nett winners at Spring and Autumn Meetings. F, 5